''Hosting a get-together for family and friends this Christmas? Get inspired to make your holiday table sparkle with these ideas for special decorations and dazzling centerpieces.
This Cape Cod homeowner used complementing tartan patterns to dress up her dining table in holidays. In additons to plaid blankets, layered here as a tablecloths, you can also mix in more pattern with dishware and napkins.
Fill a glass compote dish with fresh clementines, pine boughs, and candles for a display that smells as good as it looks.
Mason Jars In a Row
To craft the centerpieces for her dining room table, bloger Kristin Bergthold used cranberries, junipers, and a layer of Epsom salt.
What you’ll need: Mason jars (amazon.com: 12$ for 22), Cranberries (amazon.com: 12$), Epsom salt (amazon.com: 14$)
Red and Green Hues
Leyland cypress, mercury glass votives, and pinecones lend a rustic yet festive air to this Christmas table.
Mini Cranberry Leaf Place Cards
How adorable are these? They are easy to make – just string cranberries onto a piece of wire, twist the wire around, add pieces of tree trimmings, and attach flag-shaped crafted paper tags onto each one.
Cinnamon Stick Candles
Group a few of these with some small pinecones for a more neutral table setting.
Christmas Tree Napkins
Fold up these festive cuties we wish we'd thought of ourselves.
Five-minutes Christmas Luminaries
In just five minutes, you can create these stunning luminaries using jars, cranberries, cedar clippings or something green, and floating candles.
TODAY’S CREATIVE LIFE''
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